17 Aug SOBRECIENCIA IN CONTACT WITH THE SORIANO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THAT ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE “FIRST GLOBAL CHALLENGE”, IN MEXICO
Translated from Spanish.
Until tomorrow the “FIRST Global Challenge Robotics Olympiad” takes place in Mexico, in which young people from 175 countries participate. Yaco Chumillo and Santiago Camesasca, including students of the Liceo No. 1 of Mercedes, and Ignacio García, Belén Camesasca and Sahiara Mar, students of the Pedro Blanes Superior Technical School Viale.
In dialogue with SobreCiencia, Sahiara Mar explained how the event is being developed and what the dynamics of the competition are. For his part, Yaco Chumillo commented that the slogan of competition is linked to energy efficiency and that the regulatory conditions with which they were found in Mexico are very different from what they expected.
Finally, Belén Camesasca acknowledged that, beyond the technological challenges posed, the experience is very valuable also for its multicultural component. Among other things, he commented that they had never traveled so far and that, for several members of the team, it was their first plane trip.
The competition ends on Saturday and it is expected that on Monday, the “Vikings” team will return to the country.